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10 Work Dresses That Will Never Need Dry Cleaning

January 09, 2018 | Filed in: Your Closet

If eliminating the hassle and cost of dry cleaning is a priority for you, you’re in luck. These 10 machine-washable work dresses are office-appropriate, but they can easily withstand a trip (or 50) through the washing machine. Once they’re part of your Monday-Friday rotation, you’ll see the value immediately. 

The Constance

The Constance dress is so versatile you can get away with wearing it multiple times per week. Dress it up with a blazer, dress it down with sneakers—your coworkers will be none the wiser.

The Marilyn

The Marilyn gets its cool factor from menswear-inspired suiting fabric and a draped neckline. But it gets its convenience factor from machine washability.

The Jaycie

We designed the Jaycie dress to include all the features our customers request most: deep pockets, a flattering V-neck, a generously flared skirt, and—of course—machine washability.

The Jane

A runaway hit and M.M. employee favorite, the Jane features a rounded neckline and flowy skirt that moves with you.

The Taylor

Thanks to elegant, sculptural draping, this polished dress moves seamlessly from work to cocktails. It doesn’t read as machine washable, but it is—and that’s exactly why we love it.

The Hailey

Elegant yet easy, the Hailey dress features a faux-wrap construction and deep pockets. Wear it to work, date night, or a party—just don’t let it near your dry-cleaning pile!

The Maaza

Need to look polished in a pinch? Throw on the Maaza dress. Done for the day? Throw your Maaza dress in the washing machine.

The Etsuko

Whether you chalk it up to the waist-flattering belt or the useful pockets, there’s a reason the Etsuko is the go-to dress of professionals from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. 

The Tory

Also known as the dress that broke the internet, the Tory is a modern take on the traditional wrap dress.

The Emily 

Elbow-length sleeves for coverage. A square neckline for interest. Pockets for snacks. The Emily is all that and machine washable.

Ready to shrink the dry-cleaning line item in your monthly budget? Shop our machine-washable dresses here


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Alexandra Johnson is the brand manager at MM.LaFleur, where she started out as a summer intern. Her happy place is the room housing Monet's Water Lilies at MoMA. Read more of Alexandra's posts.

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